4 . French Automaton
18" (46 cm.) Pressed bisque socket head,very deep luminous blue glass paperweight inset eyes,dark painted eyeliner,painted lashes,mauve blushed eye shadow,arched brush-stroked and multi-feathered brows,accented nostrils,closed mouth with shaded and accented lips,separately modeled pierced ears,blonde mohair wig over cork pate,French composition and wooden fully-jointed body with straight wrists. Condition: generally excellent. Marks: Depose E 8 J (head) Jumeau Medaille d'Or Paris (body). Comments: Emile Jumeau,circa 1885,the bebe is celebrating its 120th birthday. Value Points: superb quality of bisque,splendid eyes,original body and body finish,original Jumeau couturier dress designed by Ernestine Jumeau,matching bonnet,original undergarments,socks and leather shoes signed Depose Bebe Jumeau 8.